Did you know that it is illegal to operate a marine radio without a license?
The objective of this course is for you tTo learn how to communicate and handle emergency situations on a VHF marine radio. This short course will cover all aspects of radio operation including the new Digital Selective Calling (DSC) function.
There are no prerequisits for this course and we offer two study formats: self-paced home study, or an exam challenge option.
A) Home Study – Materials are mailed out to you. You study at your own pace. Sail Nelson offers a 3-hour review + exam night every 3 months.
B) Challenge Exam – You are looking just to write the exam. No course materials will be sent to you. Simply contact Sail Nelson to book a time/date to write your exam.
Once you have successfully completed the VHF Marine Radio exam, you will be awarded your VHF Marine Radio License with DSC Endorsement. There is no expiry date for this license.